The goddess awakens, fire raging in her heart. With a deep growl, she tears off her mantle. Molten lava oozes from her pores.
The ocean’s touch soothes her. She relents and slumbers again.
This is my submission for this weekend’s Trifecta Challenge. Here are the guidelines we were given:
As you’ll recall from your elementary science class days, the structure of the earth can be divided most simply into three sections: core, mantle, crust.
Give us 33 words from it. Interpret the prompt however you wish–literal, metaphorical, or somewhere in between.
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